John Barker (bowler hat) with the then Duke of York, Queen Elizabeth II father, savages works, kings Lynn, 1921, photographed by Barker & Thurston’s Burrell engine ‘John Bull’

A Showland tribute to Queen Elizabeth – part 2: Showmen tributes

Here, a number of Showmen share their personal recollections of meeting Queen Elizabeth. Martin Burton, founder Zippos Circus Queen Elizabeth II greets Martin Burton, with David Hibling alongside, at the Children’s Garden Party at Buckingham Palace in 2003. On two memorable occasions Zippos Circus was …

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